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Kent Moth Group


Schiffermuelleria schaefferella

Family: Oecophoridae

RES: 28.002 B&F: 0634a

New to Kent in March 2021. A specimen found indoors in Harrietsham which constitutes the second UK record. Other first was taken at light in Petersham, Surrey on 28th May 2012.

A second Kent specimen was found in Orlestone, May 2022. 

© John Dale

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Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Schiffermuelleria schaefferella () within Kent. Use the control below to show data for a certain time period. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Click here for more information on how to submit data.

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The graph below shows at which time of the year Schiffermuelleria schaefferella () can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each period of the year, and use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

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Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records submitted Schiffermuelleria schaefferella () to the Kent database has varied since 1950. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each year, and use the control below to filter by a certain VC.

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